Born Florence, Italy, 16 Nov. 1843; died Florence, Italy, 25 Oct.1920.
Collected (including cryptogams) with L.M.d'Albertis in N. Guinea, Borneo, Sumatra; later in Ethiopia.
In early 1878 visited Sydney, travelled overland to Melbourne, then to Tas., e.g. Launceston (Feb.), then to N.Z., back to Sydney & Brisbane.
Published many papers.
Specimens at FI.
Source: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA. [consult for source references]
Portrait ex Wikipedia 2013